US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ:ECOL) Director Stephen A. Romano sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.95, for a total value of $176,850.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 25,395 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,497,035.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
US Ecology Inc (NASDAQ ECOL) opened at $54.97 on Monday. US Ecology Inc has a 12 month low of $44.50 and a 12 month high of $59.70. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,201.16, a PE ratio of 32.15 and a beta of 0.72.
US Ecology (NASDAQ:ECOL) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, February 15th. The business services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.11. US Ecology had a return on equity of 12.65% and a net margin of 9.79%. The firm had revenue of $133.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $132.09 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.36 EPS. US Ecology’s revenue was up 14.1% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that US Ecology Inc will post 2.21 earnings per share for the current year.
ECOL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $57.00 price target (down previously from $60.00) on shares of US Ecology in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised US Ecology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, January 8th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $52.00 price target on shares of US Ecology in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered US Ecology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $56.00.
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About US Ecology
US Ecology, Inc is a provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities. The Company offers treatment, disposal and recycling of hazardous, non-hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a range of field and industrial services. The Company operates in two business segments: Environmental Services, and Field & Industrial Services.
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